Movie Narrative: P2 (2007)

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            P2 (2007) is rated R.  Furthermore, it is 1 hour and 38 minutes long.  This movie is categorized under the crime, horror and thriller genre.  The official release date is November 9th, 2007.  The release date is for the Country of the United States of America.  The director was Franck Khalfoun.  The writers were Franck Khalfoun, Alexandre Aja and Gregory Levasseur.  The officially recognized stars of P2 (2007); were Rachel Nichols, Wes Bentley and Simon Reynolds.  The list of the 12 most important cast members is as follows: 
  • Wes Bentley (Thomas).
  • Rachel Nichols (Angela).
  • Simon Reynolds (Jim Harper).
  • Philip Akin (Karl).
  • Stephanie Moore (Lorraine).
  • Miranda Edwards (Jody).
  • Paul Sun-Hyung Lee (Man in the Elevator).
  • Grace Lynn Kung (Woman in the Elevator).
  • Bathsheba Garnett (Homeless Woman).
  • Philips Williams (Cop #1).
  • Arnold Pinnock (Cop #2).
  • Franck Khalfoun (Newsman).

            The synopsis follows.  P2 (2007) is a thriller story out of New York City.  In New York City, U.S.A., Angela works late into the night.  Incidentally; it is also Christmas season, and, Angela has plans to attend a Christmas celebration with her family.  Finally, Angela finishes her work and prepares, to leave the office.  On the way down to the lobby, Angela talks to the security guard; Karl.  Karl is locking up the building, for the Christmas vacation.  Angela continues on her way.  Additionally, she makes her way to the underground parking structure, and, the level P2.  Angela arrives at her car, and, her car won’t start.  Angela gives up on the car, and, she decides to take a taxi; from the lobby.  Angela attempts to return to the lobby, but, the door to the elevators is locked.  Angela goes to see the security guards, who attend to the parking structure.  It results that, there is only one security guard this night; Thomas.  Angela asks Thomas for help, and, Thomas agrees to help.  Additionally, Thomas offers to look at the car, to see if he can fix it.  Angela agrees to let Thomas, look at the car.  Unfortunately, Thomas is unable to fix the car.  Thomas unlocks the door to the elevators, and, Angela returns to the lobby.  Angela calls and waits for a taxi.  The taxi arrives, but, the front door to the building is locked.  Regrettably, Angela is unable to leave the building.  To make things worse, the security guard Karl, is not at his desk.  The taxi leaves; Angela returns to the underground parking structure, in order, to ask for help.  Unexpectedly; the lights turn off, and, Angela is knocked out and captured.  Interestingly, Thomas is the man who knocks out and captures, Angela.  Angela wakes up, and, Thomas is dressed in a Santa Claus costume.  Additionally, Thomas prepares a meal and talks the entire time.  Thomas decides to make Angela use the telephone, in order, to cancel her plans.  A short time later, Angela is able to escape the security guard office.  Additionally, she is able to place a call to the police.  However and regrettably, Angela remains trapped inside the underground parking structure.  At the same time, Thomas is unrelenting, and, he constantly hunts for her.  Ultimately, only one person survives, between, Thomas and Angela.  Director, Franck Khalfoun, does a very good job.  The story feels fresh and suspenseful.  Additionally, New York City is portrayed, in a very fascinating way.  The writers do an equally very good job.  The interaction between Angela and Thomas, is very well written.  Additionally, the Thomas character, is a very original character.  The officially recognized stars contribute tremendously.  They would be missed, if they were not chosen.  Special recognition is merited to Rachel Nichols.  The Angela character, is indeed original and memorable.  Overall, P2 (2007) earns the rating of 7 out of 10.
            The movie narrative of, P2 (2007), is as follows.  There are scenes of an underground parking structure.  The parking level is P2.  The camera approaches a parked car.  Unexpectedly, a woman breaks open the trunk door, and, she screams.  The city is New York City, U.S.A.  In an office, a woman works into the late night.  Jody enters the office.  Jody tells the woman that, Mr. Harper wants her in his office.  The woman’s name is Angela.  Angela sends Jody home, because, it is late night.  Angela continues to work.  Mr. Harper enters Angela’s office.  At the same time, Angela answers a telephone call.  Mr. Harper apologizes for something.  Angela says that, everything is fine.  Angela calls her sister, in order, to confirm her plans.  Angela continues working.  It results that, it is Christmas Eve.  Angela crashes into the security guard; Karl.  Angela continues to work, late into the night.  Angela is finally leaving the office.  She meets Karl in the elevator.  Karl is closing the building, for the Christmas vacation.  In the elevator, Karl and Angela talk about things.  Angela continues walking towards, the underground parking structure.  Angela arrives at the level, P2.  Angela arrives at her car.  Unfortunately, Angela’s car won’t start.  Angela gives up starting the car.  She collects her things, and, she attempts to return to the lobby.  Unfortunately, the door to the elevators is locked.  Angela goes to the office of the security guard.  A barking dog greets Angela.  Thomas, the security guard, runs out and takes away the dog.  Angela asks for help unlocking the door, to the elevators.  Thomas agrees to help.  Furthermore, he offers to help Angela, with her car trouble.  Angela accepts the offer.  Thomas collects his things, before they leave.  Thomas attempts to start, Angela’s car.  Unfortunately, Thomas is unable to start the car.  Angela gives up on the car, and, she’ll take a taxi; from the lobby.  Thomas and Angela walk towards the locked door.  Thomas unlocks the door, and, Angela walks towards the elevators.  Angela arrives at the lobby.  Karl is not at his desk.  Angela calls for a taxi.  Angela calls her sister, in order, to tell her that she will be late in arriving.  Angela waits for the taxi.  The taxi arrives, and, the taxi calls Angela on the telephone.  Angela attempts to leave the building, but, the door is locked.  Angela is frustrated and looks for Karl.  Angela walks to the entrance, of the underground parking structure.  Unfortunately, no one is there.  The taxi leaves, and, Angela’s telephone doesn’t have service.  Angela collects her things.  Unexpectedly, the lights in the underground parking structure turn off.  Angela is in the level, P1.  Additionally, she starts to walk in the dark.  Unexpectedly, Angela trips and falls down.  Angela starts to collect her things.  Thomas approaches from behind.  He puts a cloth in Angela’s mouth, and, he starts to restrain her.  Angela kicks and screams.  Angela is finally knocked out.  Angela wakes up, and, Thomas is dressed in a Santa Claus costume.  Angela falls asleep, one more time.  Angela wakes up, and, Thomas is sitting next to her.  Angela has been undressed, and, she is in her underwear.  Thomas attempts to comfort and attend to Angela.  Angela attempts to stand up, and, she immediately falls down.  Additionally, she discovers that, her leg is chained to the table.  Angela vomits, and, Thomas cleans it up.  Thomas talks and prepares a meal.  Angela asks to be untied.  Thomas ignores Angela.  Angela asks Thomas, what he wants.  Thomas replies, where are you from?  Angela answers the question, and, Thomas continues talking.  Additionally, Thomas continues preparing the meal, and, he attempts a toast.  Angela attempts to convince Thomas, to let her go.  Thomas serves the meal.  Thomas continues talking.  Angela says that, her boyfriend will look for her.  Thomas asks questions about her boyfriend.  Thomas and Angela talk about, Angela’s boyfriend.  Surprisingly, Thomas becomes aggressive and sarcastic.  Thomas confronts Angela, about, her boyfriend.  Additionally, Thomas makes a reference about Angela’s sister.  He also suggests, calling her on the telephone.  Thomas puts the telephone, in front of Angela.  Angela calls her sister, on the telephone.  Angela cancels visiting her sister, for Christmas.  Angela also cancels, the visit to her mother’s place.  Angela convinces her mother that, she has the flu.  Thomas is happy and appreciative.  Furthermore, Thomas takes out a gift for Angela.  Angela opens the box, and, it is a VHS tape.  Thomas puts the VHS tape, in the VCR.  Thomas shows Angela video of her, in the elevator with Mr. Harper.  The video shows Mr. Harper, attempting to kiss Angela.  Thomas becomes angry at, Mr. Harper.  Thomas takes off the chain, which was attached to Angela’s ankle.  Unexpectedly, Angela stabs Thomas in the back shoulder, with a fork.  The dog barks, and, Thomas re-captures Angela.  Thomas puts a coat on Angela, and, he places her in his car.  Thomas drives inside the underground parking structure.  Thomas arrives at the level, P4.  Thomas stops the car, and, Mr. Harper is tied to an office chair.  Thomas calls it, his gift to Angela.  Thomas tells Angela to beat Mr. Harper, with his flashlight.  Angela defends Mr. Harper, and, she attempts to convince Thomas otherwise.  Thomas steps out of the car, and, beats Mr. Harper with the flashlight.  The beating is brutal.  After the beating, Thomas uses his car to place Mr. Harper, in front of a wall.  Thomas drives in reverse and forward several times, in order, to hit Mr. Harper and squeeze him against the wall.  Mr. Harper’s intestines fall out, and, he appears to be dead.  Angela takes off her shoes, and, she opens the door.  She escapes from the car running barefoot.  Additionally, her hands are in hand cuffs and behind her back.  Angela runs and stops at the level, P2.  She attempts to scream for help.  Angela is able to put her hands, in a forward position.  Angela continues to run and hide.  Angela returns to the security guard office, for her things.  The dog prevents Angela, from taking her things.  Angela escapes the security guard office, with her mobile telephone.  Angela arrives at the gate door, to the underground parking structure.  Angela places her hands, in front of the gate door.  Angela loses the mobile telephone, but, she is able to place a call to the police.  She also loses a finger nail, in the process.  Thomas approaches the area, and, Angela successfully hides.  Angela successfully returns to the elevators.  Thomas almost re-captures Angela.  Angela attempts to return, to the lobby.  Angela pushes the emergency button, on the elevator button panel.  She talks to a man, and, she tells him everything.  It results that, the man is Thomas.  Thomas attempts to explain himself.  Thomas ends the conversation, and, Angela stays inside the elevator.  Thomas lowers the fire hose into the elevator.  Thomas turns on the water, and, throws Karl’s body in with Angela.  Angela returns to the underground parking structure.  Thomas continues to look for, Angela.  Angela hides under a car, and, Thomas almost re-captures her.  Angela successfully escapes.  At the security guard office, Thomas looks for Angela using the security cameras.  At the same time, Angela starts to break the security cameras, using an axe.  Thomas doesn’t notice, the broken security cameras.  Angela returns to the security guard office with the axe.  Inside the security guard office, Angela watches a video of herself.  Angela screams and breaks, the television set.  Angela notices on the security camera monitors that, the police have arrived.  Unfortunately, Thomas appears to re-capture Angela.  Thomas uses a taser gun.  Thomas talks to the police.  Additionally, Thomas cleans himself up, in order, to talk to the police again.  Thomas arrives at the gate door, and, he lets the police enter.  From this point forward; the series of events, take the viewer, to the end.  The police leave without further incident.  Only one person survives, between, Angela and Thomas.  Finally; you have to watch, in order to know, how this movie ends.
            The movie narrative of the feature film, P2 (2007), ends with some Hollywood facts.  The country of origin is the United States of America.  The official languages are English, Portuguese and Spanish.  There are other notable release dates.  The other notable release dates are:  Netherlands, April 14, 2008 (Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival); Greece, May 19, 2008 (DVD Premier); Australia, July 3, 2008 (DVD Premier) and Italy, July 25, 2008.  There are 2 filming locations, in total, for this feature film.  The filming locations are:  Cinespace Film Studios, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  There is box office data for this particular movie.  The original budget is estimated at, $8 million USD.  On its opening weekend, this movie made $2,083,398 dollars.  This movie is closed in theaters on December 14, 2007.  The gross profits, that are reported, are $3,992,339 USD.  The filming date, that is reported, is August 2006.  The production companies are P2 Productions and Summit Entertainment.  There are several distributors for this particular movie.  Some of the distributors include the following; Summit Entertainment (World-Wide), Reel DVD (Australia), West Video (Russia), P2 Productions (U.S.A) and Nordisk Film (Finland).
            To end and as always, RB28’s Movie Narratives, encourages you to continue reading the posted movie narratives.  The aforementioned blog strives to provide basic information, so that it, becomes inspiration.  Movies are a great pleasure to RB28’s Movie Narratives, and, the blog’s author hopes that they are for you as well.  For this week, and in conclusion, the feature film was P2 (2007).  RB28’s Movie Narratives looks forward to seeing you next week, when another movie will be highlighted.


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